Five dead in minibus collision in Slovakia
Five people, including four children, died in a head-on collision near Liptovský Trnovec in northern Slovakia.
All the victims were in a minibus that carried a total of nine people. Four of the five children and one adult did not survive the collision.
The second car, which, according to the DPA agency, had a German license plate and in which two adults and one child sat, escaped with only minor injuries.
According to the police, the dead children were between the ages of six and eleven, and they died of their injuries on the spot. One surviving child and three adults were transported to moderate injuries to hospitals in Liptovský Mikuláš and Ružomberok.
Several ambulances and an ambulance helicopter intervened on the spot. The circumstances of the accident are under investigation and will be examined by an expert.